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6 year blogiversary – ask me anything!

6 year blogiversary – ask me anything!


Next month, Sophie’s Japan Blog will be turning six! To celebrate, I’m asking readers to send questions my way and one lucky winner will receive a prize! Ask me anything (within reason…) I need an excuse to do another video, so I thought a simple ‘ask me anything’-style video would be fun to do! Perhaps … Continue reading

Scoliosis, blogging and me

Scoliosis, blogging and me


I’m taking a break from the usual Japan-themed blog this week to talk about a spinal condition known as scoliosis, and how in a roundabout way it got me into Japan and blogging. I hope it might be useful reading for peple with scoliosis, or their parents and friends. What is scoliosis? Scoliosis is the … Continue reading

Why is blogging so great?

Why is blogging so great?


Anime August is coming to an end on the blog, so it makes sense to round things off with a blog about blogging itself! I explained at the beginning of month that Sophie’s Japan Blog is four years old this August, which was why I went for a ‘theme’ of Anime August, to celebrate one of … Continue reading

The Liebster Award!

The Liebster Award!


One of the great things about blogging is that you get to meet lots of other lovely bloggers and learn from them! So, I was very surprised and flattered when I was nominated by not one but two bloggers for the Liebster award. This lovely little award is something bloggers can pass on other blogs … Continue reading

The Versatile Blogger Award!


I was very kindly nominated by Sequins and Cherry Blossom for a Versatile Blogger award! I don’t think I’ve ever been nominated for anything before, so thank you very much! The rules say that, in order to qualify, I have to: Give 7 facts about myself Nominate 15 other bloggers for the award So, here … Continue reading

The beautiful thing about blogging…


A lot has happened since I began blogging last year. Perhaps the most surprising thing is the amount of people I have met. Who’d have thought that sitting in front of your computer would get you doing so much? As part of the blog’s birthday celebrations, I thought I’d share some of its highlights and … Continue reading